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verb
(intr, adverb) to set about a task
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“Was” is used for the indicative past tense of “to be,” and “were” is only used for the subjunctive past tense.
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turn to

1

Begin work, apply oneself to, as in Next he turned to cutting wood for the fire. This usage was first recorded in 1667.

2

Refer to, consult, as in She turned to the help-wanted ads. This usage was first recorded in 1631.

3

Appeal to, apply to for help, as in At a time like this one turns to one's closest friends, or We'll have to turn to the French consulate for more information. This usage was first recorded in 1821. Also see turn to good account.

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